Ukkusiksalik National Park of Canada

Polar Bears

Polar Bear
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Read the Safety in Polar Bear Country pamphlet carefully and take the necessary precautions if you choose to travel in polar bear country. The more people in your party, the less chance of encountering a bear.

Polar bears are far more abundant in Ukkusiksalik than in most other National Parks in the Arctic. Several encounters are likely on any trip. Because of this extreme danger, visitors must travel in the park with a properly equipped and trained guide who is experienced in polar bear country.